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Zhang awarded Oronzio de Nora Industrial Electrochemistry Fellowship

Nov. 22, 2010—Angela Zhang, a post-doctoral research associate in Professor Peter Pintauro’s laboratory, is the 2010 recipient of the prestigious Oronzio de Nora Industrial Electrochemistry Fellowship of Electrochemical Society. Her research is focused on the design, preparation, and evaluation of new protonexchange membranes and membrane-electrode-assemblies for hydrogen/air and direct methanol fuel cells. She is currently working on...

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Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering News Research


Vanderbilt Aerospace Club, Adviser receive special honors from Tennessee AIAA

Nov. 22, 2010—  Anilkumar The Vanderbilt Aerospace Club received a special award from the Tennessee Section of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) for its outstanding success at the NASA University Student Launch Initiative (USLI) National Competition. In addition, the team adviser and professor of mechanical engineering A.V. Anilkumar received the Tennessee AIAA Special Award...

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Alumni Mechanical Engineering News Research


VUIIS to host NCI’s Cancer Imaging Camp in 2012 & 2013

Nov. 19, 2010—The Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging Science (VUIIS) has been selected to host the Cancer Imaging Camp, run by program staff of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Cancer Institute (NCI), in 2012 and 2013. The Cancer Research Imaging Camp workshop is a special weeklong intensive course on in vivo imaging technique designed for...

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Biomedical Engineering News Research


New initiative to develop a system that controls prosthetic limbs naturally

Nov. 18, 2010—Using beams of light to allow amputees not only to control but also to feel the movement of prosthetic limbs is the ambitious goal of a new $5.6 million Department of Defense initiative. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is tapping the new and rapidly growing field of “neurophotonics” to overcome one the biggest technical...

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Alumni Biomedical Engineering News Research


Gore joins Radiological Society’s Committee on Molecular Imaging

Nov. 16, 2010—John C. Gore, the Hertha Ramsey Cress University Professor of Radiology and Radiological Sciences, Biomedical Engineering, and Physics, has accepted an invitation to join the Committee on Molecular Imaging of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). The CMI is responsible for monitoring the evolving science and clinical applications of molecular and functional imaging and...

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Alumni Biomedical Engineering News Research


Giorgio participates in Capitol policy seminar on biomedical research sponsored by DoD

Nov. 15, 2010—Todd D. Giorgio, chair of the biomedical engineering department, participated a congressional briefing in Washington, D.C. on Nov. 10 in the Capitol Visitors Center. The policy seminar was sponsored by the Coalition for National Security Research (CNSR) on the topic of ‘New Perspectives on Defense Basic Research: Health/Biomedical Research.’ The Department of Defense research portfolio...

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Sponsored Research: Grants awarded to engineering faculty in September

Nov. 12, 2010—The Division of Sponsored Research received notification in September that the following grants in excess of $25,000 had been awarded to engineering faculty and graduate students: Mark D. Abkowitz, Civil and Environmental Engineering, has received an award in the amount of $30,000 by the Department of Transportation for “CAIT 6:  Managing the Impacts of Climate...

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Computer science team competes in regional round of IBM’s Battle of the Brains

Nov. 10, 2010—The Vanderbilt University School of Engineering teams competed in a regional round of the 35th annual IBM-sponsored Association for Computing Machinery International Collegiate Programming Contest, also known as the Battle of the Brains, Nov. 6. The competition challenges teams of three students each to solve complex and rigorous real-world problems by using open technology and...

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Alumni Electrical Engineering and Computer Science News


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